The EO merely requires agencies to ‘take appropriate steps’ to ‘encourage institutions’ to promote free speech and debate. Much, much more is needed.
Scholar and political theorist John Marini’s new book addresses the foundational constitutional problem of our age—how to rein in America’s unaccountable federal bureaucracy.
Too often, medical research is stunted by cronyism, bad incentives, and lack of competent peer review. And it all comes at the expense of taxpayers.
Employees can allege discrimination and receive money as a result, without ever having to prove that discrimination actually took place. This encourages more frivolous complaints.
Today, it is nearly impossible to fire the 2.8 million federal bureaucrats who staff the executive agencies, from which they issue rules that directly affect the lives of Americans every day.
The EPA under Scott Pruitt came under intense media scrutiny for accusations of ethics violations, including private jet travel, contacts with energy executives, and trying to find his wife a job.
The administration proposes changing the FDA’s name to the ‘Federal Drug Administration,’ making clear that its focus will solely be on drugs, devices, biologics, and tobacco.
The paradox of freedom has always been to create a government strong enough to defend the people against their foreign enemies, but not so strong that it becomes an oppressor itself.
Just as it seems the DOJ wrongfully obtained FISA warrants based on withheld information and hearsay, it seems evidence was withheld from Michael Flynn before his guilty plea.
In spite of negative reviews from outlets such as the New Republic and The Ringer, this is an astoundingly adult and sympathetic attempt at telling the Waco slaughter story right.
The rising costs of many, if not all, medications are largely the result of the lack of competition in the pharmaceutical industry. That’s the FDA’s fault.
Some reports say the Environmental Protection Agency is now focused on undermining science. From what I know as a professional scientist, nothing could be further from the truth.
President Trump’s passivity regarding the agencies’ arrogation of power over security clearances amounts to acquiescence to a change from constitutional to bureaucratic government.
Do Republicans really think that fewer than 5,000 appointees can win against 2.8 million federal employees who have a vested interest in absolutely nothing changing?
Government programs to fix home failures have never been successful, and they create the opposite kind of ecosystem than the one our country truly needs.
Drop the regulation line from your stump speech, or up your game.
We no longer live in a constitutional republic—we’re subject to the rule of an unaccountable administrative state and a new book argues that fighting back is the only way to preserve our freedoms.
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